Testing Update: Additional follow on testing last night: Reset RV042 to Factory Defaults. Set Router Parameters to what I needed. Speedtest.Net: Again very slow DL speed: 2.3Mbps Reset RV042 to Factory Defaults. Rebooted cable modem. Rebotted RV042. Disabled/enabled laptop NIC. IMPROVEMENT ! Speedtest.Net: Ping: 25ms DL: 32.0Mbs UL: 10.7Mbps Configured RV042 with for personal parameters Rebooted cable modem, RV042, and reset NIC Speedtest.Net: Again very slow DL speed: 2.3Mbps But now I know it is someting within my configuration !!! Backed config changes one at a time & retest each time. Problem found! I had set the ports to Full Duplex/100Mbs and disabled "Auto Negotiate" Default is Auto Negocite enabled. Enabled Auto Negotiate . Rebooted cable modem, RV042, and reset NIC Speedtest.Net: Ping: 25ms DL: 32.0Mbs UL: 10.7Mbps Much better than 2.2Mbps but much less than direct attach to the cable modem of 57.7Mbps ! Can't the RV042 come closer to the 57.7Mbps of the cable modem ??? I could see a 10% hit on performance due to router functionality, but not almost 50% !
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IT professional needs help with slow internet speed due to RV042 router: Testing my interenet speed to determine bottleneck and it is my Lynksys RV042 Router. Summary: Cable modem only: 57.7Mbps DL speed RV042 and Cable modem 2.2Mbps DL speed Equipment Details: ISP: Comcast Cable "Blast" "Up to 50 Mbps" Cable modem: Cisco Model: DPC3008 DOCSIS 3.0 S# 241985600 Mfg Date: 11/2011 Lynksys Router: Model: RV042 v1.2 S# NKS10095371 Mfg Date: 03/2010 Firmware 1.3.13.02-tm (latest firmware that I could load) Testing: Connected Win 7 laptop directly to cable modem Recycled power on cable modem disabled/enabled laptop NIC Speedtest.Net Results (average over 5 tests); Ping: 25ms DL: 57.73Mbps UL: 11.48Mbps Powered off Cable Modem Powered off RV042 Connected RV042 to Cable Modem Connected Win 7 laptop to RV042 Powered up cable modem Powered up RV042 disabled/enabled laptop NIC Speedtest.Net Results (average over 5 tests) Ping: 25ms DL: 2.2Mbps UL: 10.7Mbps Tried adjusting various RV042 configuration settings: Set bandwidth management to highest setting (100000) Disabled SPI & DOS Minimum Access Rules (Allow all LAN traffic/Deny all WAN traffic) No content filters Changing these configuration parameters had virtually no effect on DL speed.
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